A pioneer in oil hydraulics, he has successfully led his company, even in difficult times, by means of inventiveness, commitment and standing power, the courage to take risks, but also through hard work and modesty.

He has always conceived the necessity for change and further development as a chance and used the latter in various ways. With revolutionary ideas and developments Mr Eckerle has developed new markets and customers, filling them with enthusiasm through a permanent high demand on the products’ quality.